Archive for 7 August 2012


Sacred Citadel announced, Sacred 3 still in development

Word of a new title in the Sacred series emerged today, but it was not (as some had expected) confirmation of a release date for Sacred 3.

By Peter Parrish | 7 Aug 2012 | Comments Off on Sacred Citadel announced, Sacred 3 still in development

Simultaneous multiplayer patched in to SSX

The latest update for SSX (which should be available now for both Xbox 360 and PS3) adds a much-requested simultaneous multiplayer mode.

By Peter Parrish | 7 Aug 2012 | Comments Off on Simultaneous multiplayer patched in to SSX

Big Robot teases the robo-terror of Sir, You Are Being Hunted [Video]

Developers Big Robot have terrible, robo-designs on eradicating humanity. Their forthcoming game Sir, You Are Being Hunted features emotionless robotic aristocrats chasing down unwitting prey (that’s you) with robo-dogs in the foggy British countryside.

By Peter Parrish | 7 Aug 2012 | Comments Off on Big Robot teases the robo-terror of Sir, You Are Being Hunted [Video]

LittleBigPlanet Karting hits the track on 6 November

In a cunning attempt to distract attention away from the US Presidential Election, Sony has elected (sorry) to release LittleBigPlanet Karting on 6 November.

By Peter Parrish | 7 Aug 2012 | Comments Off on LittleBigPlanet Karting hits the track on 6 November

RF Online Returns to North America

Sunnyvale, Calif. (August 07, 2012) – Leading online game publisher GamesCampus (www.GamesCampus.com), today blows the door open on a mighty secret: the successful return of the PVP centric sci-fi MMORPG,  RF Online.  

By Press Release | 7 Aug 2012 | Comments Off on RF Online Returns to North America

Firefly Studios to reveal new game at Gamescom

Following their success with the F2P Stronghold Kingdoms, Firefly are set to unveil a new title at Gamescom next week in Cologne.

By Paul Younger | 7 Aug 2012 | Comments Off on Firefly Studios to reveal new game at Gamescom

Shocking news: Black Ops 2 has multiplayer [Video]

There are still three long months to go before Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 is released, but the hype convoy for this series stretches back ever-further with each passing year.

By Peter Parrish | 7 Aug 2012 | Comments Off on Shocking news: Black Ops 2 has multiplayer [Video]

Codemasters race into Gamescom with two titles

Codemasters Racing will be taking two of their upcoming titles to Gamescom next week.

By Paul Younger | 7 Aug 2012 | Comments Off on Codemasters race into Gamescom with two titles

Day Z becoming full PC exclusive release

Hot on the heels of news that the Arma 2 mod Day Z now has more than one million players comes the announcement that it will be developed as a stand-alone game by Bohemia Interactive (makers of the Arma series).

By Paul Younger | 7 Aug 2012 | Comments Off on Day Z becoming full PC exclusive release

Del Toro’s ‘Insane’ project dropped by THQ

Not much was ever known about Guillermo del Toro’s planned collaborations with THQ.

By Peter Parrish | 7 Aug 2012 | Comments Off on Del Toro’s ‘Insane’ project dropped by THQ

Double Fine’s Iron Brigade is tromping its way onto PC

Having recently purchased and played through most of the Double Fine Bundle on Steam, I couldn’t be happier about the news that alternative-reality WW tower defense(ish) title Iron Brigade will soon be joining its cousins on the PC.

By Peter Parrish | 7 Aug 2012 | Comments Off on Double Fine’s Iron Brigade is tromping its way onto PC

Unmechanical [Review] – Puzzling Perfection

Unmechanical seems to have started life as a four-week project for the ‘Future Games’ educational program in Stockholm, Sweden.

By Peter Parrish | 7 Aug 2012 | Comments Off on Unmechanical [Review] – Puzzling Perfection

Latest Planetside 2 SOE updates in the Command Center [Video]

With the Beta test being slightly delayed, you can still get some Planetside 2 action in the latest Command Center update from the SOE team.

By Paul Younger | 7 Aug 2012 | Comments Off on Latest Planetside 2 SOE updates in the Command Center [Video]